Arab Chieftain Slain in Haifa; 10 Illegal Entrants Seized at Frontier

THE MUKHTAR (CHIEF) OF THE ARAB QUARTER OF HAIFA, MACHMOUD NAGAR, WAS SHOT DEAD IN HIS HOME WHILE ASLEEP TODAY IN A CONTINUATION OF SPORADIC DISORDERS. AN ARAB MERCHANT IN JERUSALEM RECEIVED A SUSPICIOUS-LOOKING PACKAGE IN WHICH POLICE FOUND THREE BOMBS.

TEN JEWS SEEKING TO ENTER PALESTINE WITHOUT PERMITS WERE ARRESTED NEAR RAS EL NAKURA, NOT FAR FROM THE LEBANON FRONTIER, IT WAS REPORTED HERE TODAY.

OPPOSITION TO EMIR ABDULLAH WAS MEANWHILE REPORTED INCREASING IN TRANSJORDAN AS A RESULT OF THE RECENT PAN-ARAB CONGRESS AT BLUDAN, SYRIA, AND THE ACTIVITIES OF THE PALESTINE GRAND MUFTI. TRANSJORDAN’S ADMINISTRATIVE COURT SENTENCED SHEIKH KAHALIT EL AKADI AND OTHER LEADERS OF THE OPPOSITION TO SIX MONTHS’ BANISHMENT AND ALSO PROHIBITED THE PARTY KNOWN AS “TRANSJORDAN’S PEOPLE.”

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